Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4026: migdal (pronounced mig-dawl')

also (in plural) feminine migdalah {mig-daw- law'}; from 1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy, a rostrum; figuratively, a (pyramidal) bed of flowers:--castle, flower, tower. Compare the names following.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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migdâl / migdâlâh

1) tower

1a) tower

1b) elevated stage, pulpit

1c) raised bed

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1431

Same Word by TWOT Number: 315f, 315g


This word is used 50 times:

Genesis 11:4: "Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name,"
Genesis 11:5: "to see and the tower, which the children of men built."
Genesis 35:21: "and spread his tent the tower of Edar."
Judges 8:9: "I will break down this tower."
Judges 8:17: "And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city."
Judges 9:46: "And when all the men of the tower of Shechem that, they entered into a hold"
Judges 9:47: "that all of the tower of Shechem were gathered together."
Judges 9:49: "on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also,"
Judges 9:51: "But there was a strong tower within and thither fled all"
Judges 9:51: "them, and got them up to the top of the tower."
Judges 9:52: "And Abimelech came unto the tower, against it, and went hard unto the door"
Judges 9:52: "against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire."
2 Kings 9:17: "And there stood a watchman on the tower and he spied the company"
2 Kings 17:9: "them high places in all their cities, from the tower from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced"
2 Kings 18:8: "Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced"
1 Chronicles 27:25: "in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the castles, was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah:"
2 Chronicles 14:7: "cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet"
2 Chronicles 26:9: "Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem the corner gate, and at"
2 Chronicles 26:10: "Also he built towers in the desert, and digged wells: for he had"
2 Chronicles 26:15: "to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows"
2 Chronicles 27:4: "he built castles and towers."
2 Chronicles 32:5: "that was broken, and raised it up to the towers, and another wall without, and repaired"
Nehemiah 3:1: "it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower"
Nehemiah 3:1: "of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel."
Nehemiah 3:11: "repaired the other piece, and the tower of the furnaces."
Nehemiah 3:25: "of Uzai, over against of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high"
Nehemiah 3:26: "the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out."
Nehemiah 3:27: "over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall"
Nehemiah 8:4: "the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose;"
Nehemiah 12:38: "upon the wall, from beyond the tower of the furnaces even unto"
Nehemiah 12:39: "gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah,"
Nehemiah 12:39: "the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep"
Psalms 48:12: "Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers"
Psalms 61:3: "thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy."
Proverbs 18:10: "The name of the LORD is a strong tower: runneth into it, and is safe."
Song of Solomon 4:4: "Thy neck is like the tower of David built whereon there hang a thousand"
Song of Solomon 5:13: "are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling"
Song of Solomon 7:4: "Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes in Heshbon, by the gate"
Song of Solomon 7:4: "the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus."
Song of Solomon 8:10: "I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: was I in his eyes as one that found"
Isaiah 2:15: "And upon every high tower, every fenced wall,"
Isaiah 5:2: "thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress"
Isaiah 30:25: "in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall."
Isaiah 33:18: "where is he that counted the towers?"
Jeremiah 31:38: "that the city shall be built to the LORD from the tower from the tower of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner."
Ezekiel 26:4: "the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make"
Ezekiel 26:9: "against thy walls, he shall break down thy towers."
Ezekiel 27:11: "round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: they hanged their shields upon thy walls"
Micah 4:8: "And thou, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of Zion, unto thee shall it come,"
Zechariah 14:10: "of the first gate, unto the corner gate, and from the tower of Hananeel unto"

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